Foreign Office goes on the defensive against No10 as it installs plastic "riot shield" to stop Larry the cat from getting into building

Foreign Office goes on the defensive against No10 as it installs plastic 'riot shield' to stop Larry the cat from getting into building Chief Mouser to the Cabinet found his way into the Foreign Office blockedHe and George Osborne's cat Freya are regular visitors to the buildingBut staff with allergies had complained about their presence William Hague came to their aid and ordered the removal of the barrier By Becky Evans PUBLISHED: 19:01 GMT, 21 February 2013 | UPDATED: 20:03 GMT, 21 February 2013 As Chief Mouser to the Cabinet, Larry is used to having his run of Downing Street. So he was understandably more than a little perturbed today when he found one of his favourite prowling routes blocked by a plastic shield. It appears the Foreign Office, which installed the clear cover, has gone to extreme lengths to stop the No10 employee from snooping around.

Milo the "magnetic" cat burglar collared for pilfering 20 sets of keys from neighbours

Collared, the cat burglar who can't stop stealing keys thanks to her magnetic tag Neighbours were left mystified as their house and car keys kept vanishingThe tabby's collar had a magnet to stop others getting through the catflapOwner solved the mystery when Milo walked in with keys around her neck | UPDATED: 01:54 GMT, 11 December 2012 So, just what attracts a mild-mannered tabby to a life of crime The answer, if you look closely, is the magnet hanging from her collar. This is Milo, the cat burglar responsible for pinching more than 20 sets of keys from her neighbours in the past month.

Police "spend 2,000 on callout" after elderly woman complains neighbours" cat stole her chicken

Police 'spend 2,000 on callout' after elderly woman complains neighbours' cat Pebble stole a CHICKEN from her kitchen 75-year-old Dorothy Howling-Neame called Kent PoliceShe claimed neighbours' cat broke in through cat flapOwners Janine, 46, and Paul Watson are questioned Police: Callout was over woman's general quality of life | UPDATED: 09:55 GMT, 9 December 2012 Police spent 2,000 sending a van and two officers to investigate a cat that stole a chicken from an elderly woman’s kitchen, it was claimed today. Dorothy Howling-Neame, 75, of Folkestone, Kent, called the authorities after her neighbours’ Bengal broke into her house through a cat flap.

The Sphynx tops the polls when it comes to the friendliest feline

Not the prettiest cat but the most affectionate: The Sphynx tops the polls when it comes to the friendliest felineThe pedigree pets have come out as the most affectionate and friendly in a survey of all types of catsThe most unfriendly were non-pedigree, crossbreed 'moggies' — also known as domestic short-haired cats — Britain's most common variety | UPDATED: 09:52 GMT, 3 December 2012 They might not be the prettiest of animals but when it comes to friendliness, the hairless Sphynx is the cat’s whiskers.